2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge

Team Temecula Wins August's Summer Lifeguard Challenge Team Temecula Wins August's Summer Lifeguard Challenge

In a challenge so technical, it required multiple judges, lifeguards at the City...

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Announcing 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for July Announcing 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for July

Fleet-footed guards at the Mesquite Groves Aquatics Center in Chandler, Ariz. snag...

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Announcing the AI 2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for June Announcing the AI 2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for June

Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center executes timed drill with milliseconds to spare

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Call for Entries

Call for Entries: Aquatics International New Products 2017 Issue
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Call for Entries: Aquatics International New Products 2017 Issue

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Waterparks + Resorts

Schlitterbahn Kansas City to Close Verrückt Schlitterbahn Kansas City to Close Verrückt

The world's largest waterslide will be demolished pending the investigation into...

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IAAPA Attractions Expo Sets New Records for Attendance and Show Floor Size IAAPA Attractions Expo Sets New Records for Attendance and Show Floor Size

The 2016 Expo saw the most exhibitors and attendees in its 98-year history

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Coming to a Shopping Center Near You … A Waterpark? Coming to a Shopping Center Near You … A Waterpark?

Malls are ailing in the Amazon Age. Waterparks may be just the thing to get people...

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We're shining a light on 8 facilities that excel in serving their communities, whether through programming, outreach or other aspect of operations.
Meet the winners.

Cyanuric Acid: Good or Bad?
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Cyanuric Acid: Good or Bad?

Cyanuric acid (CYA) is a chlorine stabilizer that is widely used in residential... Read more

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Today's Stories

Visa Violates Debit Card Law

The Federal Reserve recently ruled that Visa is violating the law by using EMV...

Swimming Pool Suction Entrapment Research Pioneer, APSP/NSPF Stalwart Passes Away

Don Witte had his hand in many safety standards and performed entrapment tests for...

Federal Judge in Texas Blocks Department of Labor's Overtime Regulations

A preliminary injunction delays implementation of the more inclusive pay...

Schlitterbahn Kansas City to Close Verrückt

The world's largest waterslide will be demolished pending the investigation into...

IAAPA Attractions Expo Sets New Records for Attendance and Show Floor Size

The 2016 Expo saw the most exhibitors and attendees in its 98-year history

2017 PSP Expo: Save the Date

Mark your calendar for the 2017 PSP Expo in Orlando.

Waterpark Manufacturers Win Brass Ring Awards at IAAPA 2016

The prestigious industry award recognizes excellence and was presented at the Expo.

Coming to a Shopping Center Near You … A Waterpark?

Malls are ailing in the Amazon Age. Waterparks may be just the thing to get people...

Waterpark Break-in Attempt Posted on YouTube

A young man recently videotaped his attempt to spend 24 hours in a waterpark...

WWA Symposium & Trade Show Hits the Big Easy

New Orleans welcomed waterpark professionals for the World Waterpark Association’s...

Brace Yourself for Higher Workers' Comp Rates

In Florida, rates will soar 14.5 percent

In Florida, Pool Finishes Will be Under Increased Scrutiny

A new law subjects plaster colors and finishes to a screening process to ensure...

First Executive Industry Forum Features Talk of NSPF, APSP Merger

The joint industry forum addresses commonalities between aquatics, pool industries...

National Electrical Code Updated with Language for Lifts, Erosion Issues

This is the first time the NEC has carried specifications specifically for...

Growth Predicted for Global Swimwear Market

Independent market analysts find growth is linked to higher water sport...

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Overall Winner of the 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge See why lifeguards at the Mesquite Groves Aquatics Center in Chandler, Ariz. were the over all winners of the 2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge. The... Read more
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Editor's Desk

Meet the 2016 Best of Aquatics Winners
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Meet the 2016 Best of Aquatics Winners

The facilities that topped our list were those that had one thing in common: They all offered a level of detail and a thinking-outside-the-box mindset that helped set them apart. Read more

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Lifesavers

Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill
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Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill

Variations on the 60-Second Drill keep lifeguards on their toes Read more

In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing
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In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing

How to develop the ‘Vigilance Voice’ and ‘Big Eye’ to keep a more effective watch... Read more

What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen
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What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen

Lifesavers columnist takes the confusion out of adopting emergency oxygen... Read more

Good Lifeguard,  Good Victim
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Good Lifeguard, Good Victim

Do’s and don’ts of being a lifeguard and victim during in-service training Read more

Fostering Automaticity
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Fostering Automaticity

This training helps new and returning lifeguards gel into a team Read more

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